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The Women of Wine: Pam Starr of Crocker & Starr Estate

The Women of Wine: Pam Starr of Crocker & Starr Estate

For me, visiting and tasting wines is more about the people behind the wines than the sensory experience itself. So I was delighted to spend an afternoon with Pam Starr of Crocker & Starr, a boutique winery in St. Helena in Napa Valley. We gathered at […]

Campo Viejo: Where women wine

Campo Viejo: Where women wine

Spain is one of the European countries I have not spent much time in but it’s pretty high up on my list of places that I need to get to know better. I developed an affinity for Spanish wines, primarily Tempranillo, on a trip to […]

Achaval-Ferrer: A Passion For Wine, Redefined

Achaval-Ferrer: A Passion For Wine, Redefined

I was recently invited to join the Achaval-Ferrer winery for a #MalbecMeatUp at Boa Steakhouse in Beverly Hills. The point was to show the breadth of Achaval-Ferrer’s Malbec and how well it pairs with innovative, modern-day steakhouse fare. The brand’s global ambassador Marcelo Victoria hosted us […]

Where to go Wine Tasting in Italy: Umbria

Where to go Wine Tasting in Italy: Umbria

Last fall, I convinced my husband that he really needed to experience Umbria and more wine tasting in Italy. I had traveled throughout the region when we lived in Italy, but he had never seen the true Italian countryside. So we set off to tour […]

Visiting one of Italy’s Lesser-known Wine Regions: Monferrato

Visiting one of Italy’s Lesser-known Wine Regions: Monferrato

Yeah, it’s no surprise by now that I like to drink wine, but in all honesty, I’d rather be exploring wine regions than actually imbibing. There’s one thing all wine regions have in common – beauty. But whether it’s Napa, Tuscany, Bordeaux, or lesser known […]

Tuscany or Umbria: Which is best for wine tastings in Italy?

Tuscany or Umbria: Which is best for wine tastings in Italy?

I love wine and I love to travel. So what could be better than combining the two with wine tastings in Italy? Just like culinary travel and adventure travel, wine travel is gaining popularity. Wine travel offers enthusiasts the opportunity to truly experience the wine […]



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